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The Fiancés of Macdonald Bridge (1961)

01/01/1961 (FR) ComedyRomance 5m
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A subtitle warns, "beware of dark sunglasses." Anna and her lover, whose looks in bowler and bow tie are reminiscent of a young Buster Keaton, kiss chastely on a bridge overlooking the Seine. He dons sunglasses and waves as she runs down a stairway to the river's edge, then watches in horror as she's knocked flat and loaded into the back of a hearse. In vain, he gives chase. Disconsolate, he buys a large funeral wreath and a handkerchief from sympathetic vendors. He removes the glasses to wipe his eyes and realizes they are the cause of all his woe. He replays the farewell without the glasses.

  1. Agnès Varda

    Director, Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Anna Karina

    Anna Karina

    Anna, la jeune fille blonde

  2. Jean-Luc Godard

    Jean-Luc Godard

    L'homme aux lunettes noires

  3. Emilienne Caille

    La fiancée noire

  4. Eddie Constantine

    Eddie Constantine


  5. Sami Frey

    Sami Frey

    Le croque-mort

  6. Georges de Beauregard

    Georges de Beauregard

    Le conducteur du corbillard et de l'ambulance

  7. Danièle Delorme

    Danièle Delorme

    La vendeuse de fleurs

  8. Yves Robert

    Yves Robert

    Le vendeur de mouchoirs

  9. Alan Scott

    Alan Scott

    Le marin

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The Fiancés of Macdonald Bridge
The Fiancés of Macdonald Bridge

Original Title Les Fiancés du Pont Macdonald ou (Méfiez-vous des Lunettes Noires)

Status Released

Original Language French

Budget -

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